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pod·zol

 (pŏd′zôl′) also pod·sol (-sôl′)
n.
A leached soil formed mainly in cool, humid climates.

[Russian : pod, under; see ped- in Indo-European roots + zola, ashes; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

pod·zol′ic adj.

podzol

(ˈpɒdzɒl) or

podsol

n
(Geological Science) a type of soil characteristic of coniferous forest regions having a greyish-white colour in its upper leached layers
[C20: from Russian: ash ground, from pod ground + zola ashes]
podˈzolic, podˈsolic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.podzol - a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetationpodzol - a soil that develops in temperate to cold moist climates under coniferous or heath vegetation; an organic mat over a grey leached layer
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
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Hoeksema KJ, Edelman CH (1960) The role of biological homogenisation in the formation and transformation of gray-brown podzolic soils.
Nutritional characteristics in leaves of native plants grown in acid sulfate, peat, sandy podzolic and saline soils distributed in Peninsular Thailand".
Quantification of hydroxamate siderophores in soil solutions of podzolic soil profiles in Sweden.
Classification and some physical and chemical properties of mineral (1,2) and mineral-organic (3, 4) soils in 2008 Sam- Classification of soils pling site 1 D--autogenic soil 0--brown forest soil T--grey-brown podzolic soil S--glossic soil 2 D--autogenic soil 0--brown forest soil T--grey-brown podzolic soil S--gleyed soil 3 D--hydrogenic soil 0--post-bog soil T--mucky soil S--muckous soil 4 D--hydrogenic soil 0--post-bog soil T--mucky soil S--muckous soil Sam- Percentage of mechanical fractions (diameters in mm) pling site 2-0.
These have a sophisticated soil-plant relationship, or the typical podzols and podzolic soils formed on well-drained acid sands, all of which are widely distributed in Estonia.
The plateau from Tenterfield in the north to Armidale and Walcha in the south is characterised by a height of approximately 1000 metres, rainfall of 800-900 millilitres per annum and yellow Podzolic soils.
Over extensive areas it is dominated by one soil series, known as Manod, a brown podzolic soil which shows up as pink on the National Soil Map.
Pulong MA Effect of fertilizer rates on yield, productive efficiency of pea on brown Podzolic soil.
Leite LFC, Mendonca ES, Machado PLOA, Matos ES (2003) Total C and N storage and organic C pools of a Red-Yellow Podzolic under conventional and no tillage at the Atlantic Forest Zone, south-eastern Brazil.
8) This line is also the approximate division between two vegetation zones as well as two broad soil types: the gray brown Podzolic of the south and the Podzol of the north.